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REPORT: ACLU releases comprehensive report on law enforcement’s use of license plate readers

A little noticed surveillance technology, designed to track the movements of every passing driver, is fast proliferating on America’s streets. Automatic license plate readers, mounted on police cars or on objects like road signs and bridges, use small, high-speed cameras to photograph thousands of plates per minute. 66 more words


Operation Choke Point: The DOJ is threatening banks with audits

 I have written a few articles on Operation Choke Point but to date this story has not gotten much play in the mainstream media, so in case you have not heard about it here is what the official goal of the project is: 503 more words


DOJ Announces Recently Implemented Procedure for Reviewing False Claims Act Suits for Criminal Prosecution

During a speech at the annual Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund conference this week, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Criminal Division “recently implemented a procedure so that all new… 191 more words

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The Discovery Of Mexico's First Coca Plantation Could Upend The Cocaine Business

Last week marked a troubling first in the long and sordid history of the Mexican drug world. There was no bloodshed, corruption, torture, or any of the grisly hallmarks of the country’s ongoing narco war. 1,801 more words


Can the U.S. Constitution Protect Against a Retaliatory Termination?

That’s the question, more or less, at the heart of an interesting debate between two merit board members in a case involving a criminal investigator agent removed for his subpoenaed testimony. 740 more words

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Holder Announces a Study of Racial Bias in Police Departments

ST. LOUIS (CBS) – Attorney General Eric Holder today announced a Justice Department initiative to study racial bias in the police departments of five cities. The cities have not been selected. 210 more words